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The making that occurs in a makerspace exists on a spectrum.  Beyond the normal questions about cost, professional development and makerspace design, we get asked ‘what will students do?’ That is where the Spectrum of Making comes into play.

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president and ceo, press release, staff update -

 1st Maker Space, LLC is excited to announce Mary Rinehart as the new President and CEO effective December 1, 2019. Mary formerly served as the Education Director and has transformed the business to focus on education and community-based makerspaces and STEM labs.

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We learned last month that Robo 3D has effectively ceased operations. They liquidated their inventory of parts to a third party: PartsBuilt.com based in Millersburg, Ohio, who can provide parts for Robo printers.   As a valued customer we will continue to provide telephone support and repairs for your Robo 3D printer on a best-effort basis at $75/hour + parts. In May we began selling Flashforge 3D printers. This manufacturer has been an OEM manufacturer of 3D printers for over 10 years. They manufactured printers for Dremel and Makerbot. They even supply the 3D printers sold by the new Robo...

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